The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 478 399 369
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -30
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 95 168 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 108 106
Average daily rate
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£325 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £48.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+36.42% +2.94%
SQL Server Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 36 £444 +4.41% 20
South East -35 16 £413 +28.90% 6
North West -9 12 £320 - 1
East Midlands -8 10 £300 -9.77%
Yorkshire -14 8 £238 -26.92% 2
South West -13 6 £338 +9.75% 7
West Midlands -9 5 £300 -9.09% 3
East of England +6 2 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
SQL Server Developer
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SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (65.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (62.13%) SQL
4 85 (50.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (44.97%) T-SQL
6 58 (34.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (31.95%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (27.22%) ETL
8 46 (27.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
10 37 (21.89%) C#
11 36 (21.30%) .NET
11 36 (21.30%) Finance
12 33 (19.53%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
15 20 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (11.24%) Banking
17 15 (8.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (8.28%) VBA
19 12 (7.10%) XML
19 12 (7.10%) NHS
19 12 (7.10%) Migration
19 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (7.10%) QlikView
20 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
21 10 (5.92%) Replication
22 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
22 9 (5.33%) Web Development

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.59%) DNN
Applications
1 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (65.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (50.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (34.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (27.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (19.53%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (8.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (7.10%) QlikView
10 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.73%) OLAP
11 8 (4.73%) MS Access
12 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.96%) DTS
14 4 (2.37%) Data Mining
14 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.78%) Data Mart
15 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.37%) Subversion
3 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.59%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.59%) Selenium
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (21.30%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.14%) Marketing
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
4 7 (4.14%) Back Office
5 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.37%) Front Office
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.30%) .NET
2 12 (7.10%) XML
3 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.33%) MDX
5 5 (2.96%) jQuery
5 5 (2.96%) HTML
5 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.78%) JAXB
7 3 (1.78%) Web Services
7 3 (1.78%) J2EE
8 2 (1.18%) CSS
8 2 (1.18%) SOAP
8 2 (1.18%) JSON
8 2 (1.18%) JMS
8 2 (1.18%) Spring
8 2 (1.18%) HTML5
8 2 (1.18%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) NHS
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Replication
3 8 (4.73%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.55%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.96%) Equities
5 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.37%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.18%) Clustering
8 2 (1.18%) DTV
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) AS400
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.59%) Derivative
9 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.55%) Windows
2 3 (1.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.95%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (27.22%) ETL
3 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.10%) Migration
4 12 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
5 9 (5.33%) Web Development
6 8 (4.73%) Data Management
6 8 (4.73%) Data Modelling
6 8 (4.73%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.14%) Analytics
7 7 (4.14%) Scrum
8 6 (3.55%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (3.55%) Data Mapping
8 6 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.96%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.37%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (2.37%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.37%) CRM
10 4 (2.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 105 (62.13%) SQL
2 76 (44.97%) T-SQL
3 37 (21.89%) C#
4 14 (8.28%) VBA
5 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.37%) R
7 4 (2.37%) Java
8 2 (1.18%) VB
8 2 (1.18%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.78%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.18%) MCTS
3 2 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.59%) FATCA
1 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.55%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle
4 3 (1.78%) Tableau
4 3 (1.78%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) Cognos
5 2 (1.18%) Sun
6 1 (0.59%) Teradata
6 1 (0.59%) Greenplum
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